To celebrate the lives of Basketball legend Kobe(41) and daughter Gianna(13) the family, fans and team mates gathered at the Staples Centre, Long Angeles on this monday.
Beyoncé performed two songs: “XO,” one of Kobe’s favorites, and “Halo.”
Jennifer Lopez also attended the event and both Beyoncé and Lopez added a touching tribute to the father and daughter through their nail art.
Beyoncé’s incorporated the colors of Lakers, i.e purple and gold: During soundcheck, she wore a Lakers jersey, while for her performance, she wore a gold suit.
It spelled out “KOBE” and “GIGI.” On her purple nails.
Whereas, Lopez wore cream colored nails flecked with Lakers gold. One finger incorporated the number 2, Gigi’s jersey number, while Kobe’s number, 24, was applied on another.
At the memorial service, Vanessa Bryant spoke about her husband and daughter, calling Gigi a “beautiful, kind, happy, silly, thoughtful and loving sister and daughter” and Kobe “my everything” and an “amazing person, husband and father.”
Vanessa so said that both of them were so easy to love, everybody gravitated towards them. Expressing about the family bond, she also spoke
“They were funny, happy, silly, and they loved life. They were so full of joy and adventure. God knew they couldn’t be on this Earth without each other. He had to bring them home to have them together. Babe, you take care of our Gigi. I got Nati, BiBi and KoKo, and we’re still the best team.”
Kobe and daughter Gianna died in a helicopter crash that claimed lives of 9 including them